After sports leagues around the world have suspended, there has only been a slight change to hockey in North America. The NHL cancelled practices for March 12 because of COVID-19 and games are up in the air. Four Canadian teams are set to play tonight but will have to wait and see what happens next.\nDuring the morning of March 12, NHL Public Relations sent out a tweet about operations for the day.\n"Given the uncertainty regarding next steps regarding the coronavirus, Clubs are advised not to conduct morning skates, practices or team meetings today," it said.\nSo no teams will be practicing today or having meetings even though, as of noon on Thursday, there are a bunch of games scheduled at night.\nFour Canadian teams are featured in that schedule, including some home games.\nThe Toronto Maple Leafs are hosting the Nashville Predators, the Montreal Canadiens are hosting the Buffalo Sabres, the Calgary Flames are hosting the New York Islanders and the Vancouver Canucks are set to play away against the Arizona Coyotes.\nWhile the league hasn't released any information on whether or not the season will be scrapped, this change regarding the day's proceedings came less than 24 hours after the NBA cancelled its season until further notice.\nThat came after the first case of COVID-19 was discovered in a player.\nAs of now, no NHL players have been confirmed to have the disease.\nGiven the uncertainty regarding next steps regarding the coronavirus, Clubs are advised not to conduct morning skates, practices or team meetings today.— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) March 12, 2020\nThe Ottawa Senators, the Edmonton Oilers and the Canucks are also scheduled to play on March 13.\nThe Canadiens are currently set to play the San Jose Sharks on March 19. That game will be played without fans in attendance because of a ban on mass gatherings.\nView this post on Instagram Drouin était de retour à l'entraînement avec l'équipe, aujourd'hui. @jodrouin27 was back at practice with his teammates earlier today. #GoHabsGo A post shared by Canadiens de Montréal (@canadiensmtl) on Mar 9, 2020 at 11:12am PDT\nAt least two NBA players on the Utah Jazz have tested positive for COVID-19 so the Raptors have been told to go into self-isolation since they might have come into contact with the virus by playing against the team.\nAccording to TSN's James Duthie, the NHL is expected to make an announcement this afternoon.